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Laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity, according to a study that seems to offer the first evidence such efforts could pay off.
The Institute of Medicine recommended Friday that soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan undergo annual screening for post-traumatic stress disorder and that federal agencies conduct more research to determine how well the various treatments for PTSD are working.
Getting older doesn't just mean a risk for physical ailments like heart disease and bum knees: A new report finds as many as 1 in 5 seniors has a mental health or substance abuse problem.
Americans are fatter than ever, but it's not their fault. That's according to the latest effort to solve an obesity crisis in the only way liberals know how - with more government.
Fighting obesity will require changes everywhere Americans live, work, play and learn, says a major new report that outlines dozens of options _ from building more walkable neighborhoods to zoning limits on fast-food restaurants to selling healthier snacks in sports arenas.
Food and drug regulators in the U.S., Europe and other developed countries should offer training, technology and expertise to developing nations in Asia, Latin America and other regions to better assure the safety of imported products, states a new report.
Although the American Academy of Pediatrics touts there is "absolutely no scientific validity" to the claim that the HPV vaccine "is dangerous," we at the Alliance for Natural Health USA disagree ("Doctors call for HPV shots for boys," Web, Monday).
Susan G. Komen's short-lived decision to drop grants to Planned Parenthood was met with fury from the left wing, and its outrage was immediately reported by the liberal news media. But it wasn't the first time Komen had been attacked from the left.